University of Jyväskylä

04/2015

Aug 28, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 4 September 2015: Carbon control of bacterioplankton in subarctic lakes and ponds (Roiha)
M.Sc. Toni Roiha defends his doctoral dissertation in Aquatic Sciences "Carbon control of bacterioplankton in subarctic lakes and ponds". Opponent Doctor Isabelle Roche (Universidad de Granada) and custos Professor Juha Karjalainen (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in English.
Aug 28, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 4.9. M.Sc. Toni Roiha (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Aquatic Sciences)
Start date: Sep 04, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: Sep 04, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, YAA303 M.Sc. Toni Roiha defends his doctoral dissertation in Aquatic Sciences "Carbon control of bacterioplankton in subarctic lakes and ponds". Opponent Doctor Isabelle Roche (Universidad de Granada) and custos Professor Juha Karjalainen (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in English.
Jun 09, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 16 June 2015: Pathways to adulthood: Developmental tasks, financial resources and agency (Ranta)
M.Soc.Sc. Mette Ranta defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Pathways to adulthood: Developmental tasks, financial resources and agency” . Opponent Professor Marlis Buchmann (University of Zurich) and custos Professor Katariina Salmela-Aro.The event is in English.
Jun 09, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 16.6. M.Soc.Sc. Mette Ranta (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology)
Start date: Jun 16, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: Jun 16, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Seminarium, S212 M.Soc.Sc. Mette Ranta defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Pathways to adulthood: Developmental tasks, financial resources and agency” . Opponent Professor Marlis Buchmann (University of Zurich) and custos Professor Katariina Salmela-Aro.The event is in English.
Jun 08, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 13th June 2015: EU migrants face substandard employment conditions and little protection from existing authorities (Berntsen)
M.Sc. Lisa Berntsen defends her doctoral dissertation in Sociology ”Agency of labour in a flexible pan-European labour market: A qualitative study of migrant practices and trade union strategies in the Netherlands”. Opponent Professor Valeria Pulignanon (KU Leuven) and custos Professor Nathan Lillien (University of Jyväskylä).The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jun 08, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 13.6. M.Sc. Lisa Berntsen (Faculty of Social Sciences, Sociology)
Start date: Jun 13, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: Jun 13, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, S212 M.Sc. Lisa Berntsen defends her doctoral dissertation in Sociology ”Agency of labour in a flexible pan-European labour market: A qualitative study of migrant practices and trade union strategies in the Netherlands”. Opponent Professor Valeria Pulignanon (KU Leuven) and custos Professor Nathan Lillien (University of Jyväskylä).The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Jun 08, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 12 June 2015: Space-filling, energy and modulus of continuity (Kauranen)
M.Sc. Aapo Kauranen defends his doctoral dissertation in mathematics ”Space-filling, energy and moduli of continuity”. Opponent Academy Researcher István Prause (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Pekka Koskela (University of Jyväskylä).
Jun 08, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 12.6. M.Sc. Aapo Kauranen (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Mathematics)
Start date: Jun 12, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: Jun 12, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Historica, H320 M.Sc. Aapo Kauranen defends his doctoral dissertation in mathematics ”Space-filling, energy and moduli of continuity”. Opponent Academy Researcher István Prause (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Pekka Koskela (University of Jyväskylä).
May 19, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29 May 2015: Effects of mechanical mixing on lake water quality, with special emphasis on under-ice phytoplankton (Salmi)
M.Sc.Pauliina Salmi defends her doctoral dissertation in Aquatic Sciences ”Effects of mechanical mixing on lake water quality, with special emphasis on under-ice phytoplankton". Opponent Kirsten S. Christoffersen (University of Copenhagen) and custos Professor Roger Jones (University of Jyväskylä).Doctoral dissertation in the English language.
May 19, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 29.5. M.Sc. Pauliina Salmi (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Aquatic Sciences)
Start date: May 29, 2015 02:00 PM
End date: May 29, 2015 05:00 PM
Location: Lammin biologinen asema M.Sc.Pauliina Salmi defends her doctoral dissertation in Aquatic Sciences ”Effects of mechanical mixing on lake water quality, with special emphasis on under-ice phytoplankton". Opponent Kirsten S. Christoffersen (University of Copenhagen) and custos Professor Roger Jones (University of Jyväskylä).Doctoral dissertation in the English language.
May 18, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29 May 2015: Decoupling on the Wiener space and variational estimates for BSDEs (Ylinen)
M.Sc. Juha Ylinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematics ”Decoupling on the Wiener space and variational estimates for BSDEs”. Opponent Professor David Nualart (University of Kansas) and custos Professor Stefan Geiss (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in English.
May 18, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 29.5. M.Sc. Juha Ylinen (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, mathematics)
Start date: May 29, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: May 29, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, MaA211 M.Sc. Juha Ylinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Mathematics ”Decoupling on the Wiener space and variational estimates for BSDEs”. Opponent Professor David Nualart (University of Kansas) and custos Professor Stefan Geiss (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in English.
May 15, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29.5. M.A. Reetta Karjalainen (Faculty of Humanities, Applied Linguistics)
M.A. Reetta Karjalainen defends her doctoral dissertation in Applied Linguistics ”Saamen kielet pääomana monikielisellä Skábmagovat-elokuvafestivaalilla”. Opponent Professor Veli-Pekka Lehtola (Giellagas-instituutti, University of Oulu) and custos Professor Sari Pietikäinen (University of Jyväskylä).Event is in Finnish.
May 15, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 29.5. M.A. Reetta Karjalainen (Faculty of Humanities, Applied Linguistics)
Start date: May 29, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: May 29, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, S212 M.A. Reetta Karjalainen defends her doctoral dissertation in Applied Linguistics ”Saamen kielet pääomana monikielisellä Skábmagovat-elokuvafestivaalilla”. Opponent Professor Veli-Pekka Lehtola (Giellagas-instituutti, University of Oulu) and custos Professor Sari Pietikäinen (University of Jyväskylä).Event is in Finnish.
May 11, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 22 May 2015 Structural Studies on Filamin Domain Interactions(Seppälä)
M.Sc. Jonne Seppälä defends his doctoral dissertation in Cell and Molecular Biology "Structural studies of Filamin domain interactions". Opponent Professor Kristina Djinovic-Carugo (University of Vienna) and custos Professor Jari Ylänne (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in English.
May 11, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 22.5. FM Jonne Seppälä (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Cell and Molecular Biology)
Start date: May 22, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: May 22, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, YAA303 M.Sc. Jonne Seppälä defends his doctoral dissertation in Cell and Molecular Biology "Structural studies of Filamin domain interactions". Opponent Professor Kristina Djinovic-Carugo (University of Vienna) and custos Professor Jari Ylänne (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in English.
May 07, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 12 May 2015 Kenya goes digital in learning: The case of GraphoGameTM in Kenya (Puhakka)
M.A. Suzanne Puhakka defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Digital solutions for multilingual learning environments: The case of GraphoGameTM adaptations in Kenya”. Opponent Professor Ovid J. L. Tzeng (Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan) and custos Professor Heikki Lyytinen (University of Jyväskylä).Doctoral dissertation in the English language.
May 07, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 12.5. M.A. Suzanne Puhakka (Faculty of Social Sciences, psychology)
Start date: May 12, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: May 12, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, MaA211 M.A. Suzanne Puhakka defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Digital solutions for multilingual learning environments: The case of GraphoGameTM adaptations in Kenya”. Opponent Professor Ovid J. L. Tzeng (Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan) and custos Professor Heikki Lyytinen (University of Jyväskylä).Doctoral dissertation in the English language.
May 04, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 13. May 2015: Hitting two birds with one stone. Solutions for boiler operation issues with ash chemistry
MSc Cyril Bajamundi defends his doctoral dissertation in Applied Chemistry "Sulfur based abatement of PCDD/F production and alkali chloride production during fluidized bed combustion of solid recovered fuel". Opponent Dosent Lars-Erik Amandia (Chalmers University of Technology) and custos Professor Rai­mo Alen (University of Jyväskylä).Doctoral dissertation in the English language.
May 04, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 13.5. MSc Cyril Bajamundi (Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Applied Chemistry)
Start date: May 13, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: May 13, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Ylistönrinne, KEM1 MSc Cyril Bajamundi defends his doctoral dissertation in Applied Chemistry "Sulfur based abatement of PCDD/F production and alkali chloride production during fluidized bed combustion of solid recovered fuel". Opponent Dosent Lars-Erik Amandia (Chalmers University of Technology) and custos Professor Rai­mo Alen (University of Jyväskylä).Doctoral dissertation in the English language.
Apr 29, 2015
JYUNewsItem Four disciplines ranked among the world’s best
Research in education at the University of Jyväskylä was ranked high in the QS World University Rankings by Subject. Education was ranked 51–100, the same position as in the last year. Delightfully, new disciplines climbed on the list. Physics was ranked 201–250, languages 251–300 and mathematics 301–350.
Apr 28, 2015
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 10.6. M.A. Mikko Mattlar (Faculty of Humanities, Journalism)
M.A. Mikko Mattlar defends his doctoral dissertation in Journalism ”Ei mitä hyvänsä rilutusta”. Populaarimusiikin tie legitiimiksi kulttuuriksi Helsingin Sanomissa 1950–1982 tarkastustilaisuus. Opponent Professor Vesa Kurkela (Sibelius-Akatemia) and custos Adjunct Professor Turo Uskali (University of Jyväskylä).Event is in Finnish.
Apr 28, 2015
JYUEvent Dissertation: 10.6. M.A. Mikko Mattlar (Faculty of Humanities, Journalism)
Start date: Jun 10, 2015 12:00 PM
End date: Jun 10, 2015 03:00 PM
Location: Seminaarinmäki, Historica, H320 M.A. Mikko Mattlar defends his doctoral dissertation in Journalism ”Ei mitä hyvänsä rilutusta”. Populaarimusiikin tie legitiimiksi kulttuuriksi Helsingin Sanomissa 1950–1982 tarkastustilaisuus. Opponent Professor Vesa Kurkela (Sibelius-Akatemia) and custos Adjunct Professor Turo Uskali (University of Jyväskylä).Event is in Finnish.
Apr 28, 2015
JYUEvent Agora ICT Forum on Wednesday
Start date: Apr 29, 2015 03:15 PM
End date: Apr 29, 2015 04:00 PM
Location: Mattilanniemi, Oppimistila, Ag D122.1
Apr 27, 2015
JYUEvent YFI Forum: Seminar on Governance of Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Risks
Start date: May 08, 2015 01:00 PM
End date: May 08, 2015 04:30 PM
Location: Ylistönmäki, Y33 115
Apr 27, 2015
JYUNewsItem When mediated by superconductivity, light pushes matter million times more
When a mirror reflects light, it experiences a slight push. This radiation pressure can be increased considerably with the help of a small superconducting island, as was revealed by the joint research done in the Aalto University and the Universities of Jyväskylä and Oulu.
Apr 24, 2015
JYUNewsItem Heat makes electrons’ spin in magnetic superconductors
Physicists have shown how heat can be exploited for controlling magnetic properties of matter. The finding helps in the development of more efficient mass memories. The result was published yesterday in Physical Review Letters. The international research group behind the breakthrough included Finnish researchers from the University of Jyväskylä and Aalto University.
Apr 24, 2015
JYUEvent The second men's Futsal League Final: KaDy vs. Sievi
Start date: Apr 26, 2015 05:00 PM
End date: Apr 26, 2015 07:00 PM
Location: Jyväskylän Monitoimitalo
Apr 20, 2015
JYUNewsItem Feminism and Science
Doctoral student Saana Jukola, University of Jyväskylä: GENDER AND OTHER BIASES IN JOURNAL PEER REVIEWDoctoral student Heidi Elmgren, University of Jyväskylä: WOMEN IN PHILOSOPHY - WHY SHOULD WE CARE?
Apr 20, 2015
JYUNewsItem Game industry expert arrives in Jyväskylä April 21st
Brendon Neuwerth (Business Development Director, Nitro Games Ltd) has been working in several international game companies with entertainment games as well as edugames since the 90’s. He has been also developing several well-known Finnish games such as Alan Wake and Trials HD. On Tuesday April 21st in his talk Neuwerth considers the trajectory of games especially in the context of publishing.